Universal Protection Service Acquires Sky Security Services and Expands to Hawaii and Nevada

May 16, 2013, 17:11 ET from Universal Protection Service

SANTA ANA, Calif., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., is excited to announce that they have acquired Sky Security Services and expanded their nationwide presence to include both Hawaii and Nevada. Since 1992, Sky Security Services has been providing security services to condominiums, gated communities, apartments, hotels and resorts nationwide.

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"Sky Security Services has an excellent reputation for providing security services to residential communities across many key Universal markets, and is a natural fit for us both culturally and strategically," said Steve Jones, Co-CEO and COO of Universal Services of America. "We look forward to the expansion into Hawaii and Nevada, and providing additional services to clients in both of those market places."

The acquisition of Sky Security Services will further expand Universal's security force and extensive training programs across the U.S., including Hawaii and Nevada, and will allow Universal to provide additional security solutions and support for their clients.

"We're proud to be able to offer our exceptional security services to Sky Security Services' clients," said Brian Cescolini, Chairman and Co-CEO of Universal Services of America. "The new office locations will enhance both our staff and response time, which will greatly improve our service offerings."

Universal Protection Service is the 5th largest security company and the largest private security firm in the U.S. Universal Protection Service is a division of Universal Services of America, which includes Universal Building Maintenance, Universal Protection Security Systems and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services. As they move ahead with their recent expansion, Universal looks forward to continuing to provide their clients with the best security solutions, personalized customer service and unmatched value available.

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About Universal Services of America
Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, including the U.S. Virgin Island and Puerto Rico, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security and janitorial solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at: http://www.universalpro.com. Keep up with the latest news at: http://www.universal1965.com.

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